146th N.Y. Volunteer
Garrard’s Tigers, 1864
42.00€ (34.71€ without tax )
Sculpture: Eduard Pérez
Painting: Jaume Ortiz
Number of parts of the kit: 10
Scale: 75 mm
WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER BUYING THIS FIGURE:
– Zouaves are extra cool!
– The characteristic sculpting style of Eduard Pérez perfectly captures the feel of the American Civil War era in this new addition to his ever-growing collection on the subject.
– Our signature resin quality allows you to get the figure clean and ready in almost no time, so you may invest your precious free time in what really matters: painting and having fun.
The 146th Zouaves Regiment was raised at New York on October 1862 and joined the Army of the Potomac in November. According to the usual custom of nicknaming the regiments from their commanding officer, they were known as the “Garrard’s Tigers” because of their commander, Colonel Kenner Garrard. They took part in many battles, like Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg or the Siege of Petersburg, and its successive battles.
But the hardest battle for the 146th of New York was the battle of the Wilderness May, 1864. They suffered heavy casualties, counting the soldiers killed in action, wounded, prisoners and missing in action. After recovering, the regiment served with distinction until the end of the war.
The troopers of the regiment wore French style uniforms inspired by those of the Tirailleurs algériens in light blue with yellow lace. Our figure portrays a trooper of this regiment in campaign, with all the elements and equipment characteristic of this unit.